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St. David's Day Dinner, March 1st, 2017


On March 1st, 2017 CDS will be celebrating St. David's Day at Bon Marche in Tsukiji.

 

On the menu, there will be roast lamb with mint sauce and much more, including plenty to drink and lively entertainment.

 

As well as this, Caws CennarthPenderyn Whiskey, South Caernarfon Creameries will be setting up a sampling table for you to taste their delicious produce. And should you want more, you can order on St. David's Day and have it delivered to your home later.

 

We hope that you are able to make it to celebrate the patron saint of Wales.

 

To reserve your space, email: japancds@gmail.com by Saturday, February 25th. 

 

Happy St. David's Day!

 

Caws Cennarth and South Caernarfon Creameries are imported into Japan by: Okura Agri

Penderyn Whiskey is imported into Japan by: AXAS International

 

 

 

 

 


Lecture on Celtic Countries, Aug/Sep 2016


Yoshifumi Nagata, the author of 'Wales?! Cymru'; 'Travel Around the Celtic World in Great Britain and Ireland' (Akashi Shuppan)and 'Basic Welsh (Welsh language no Kihon)' will give a series of special lectures on Celtic countries in the United Kingdom, at the Asahi Culture Centre in Shinjuku. If you are interested in learning more about the Celtic world and its rich history this is not to be missed.

 

Dates: Aug 5th, Aug 19th, Aug  26, Sept 2nd, and Sept 16th

Place: Asahi Culture Centre, Shinjuku
https://www.asahiculture.jp/
https://www.asahiculture.jp/shinjuku/course/93c30bcb-436b-ba21-4a10-571dcf57d700

For more information about Yoshifumi Nagata's publications on Wales, click here: http://www.cymru2008.com/

 

For more details regarding the lectures, click on the links below:
http://www.cymru2008.com/asahi_cul_celtic_tour/bigginers_guide_to_celtic_wolrd.html

https://www.asahiculture.jp/shinjuku/course/93c30bcb-436b-ba21-4a10-571dcf57d700


St. David's Day Dinner Party, March 1st (Tokyo)


 

Please join us for a fun-filled dinner to celebrate St. David's Day, on Tuesday, March 1st at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Marunouchi.

 

We will have a scrumptious Welsh buffet menu created especially for us by the FCCJ’s chef with a complimentary drink. For entertainment, we will have Welsh music and a raffle where you can win wonderful prizes.

 

               Date:         Tuesday 1st March, 2016

               Time:        19:00 - 21:00 (18:30 Door open)

               Price:        Adult 8,500    Children3,000

               Place:       The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

                                http://www.fccj.or.jp/about/access.html

                                Yurakucho Denki North Building 20F

                                Yurakucho 1-7-1, Chiyoda-ku,

                                Tokyo, 100-0006

 

We would love you to join us for this very special celebration, to celebrate the Patron Saint of Wales.

Please contact the St. David’s Society no later than 26th Friday.

 

                        Email: japancds@gmail.com

 

 

日本ウェールズ協会では今年もセント・デーヴィット・デイを祝してディナーを開催いたします。日本外国特派員協会のシェフが腕を振るい特別に用意したウェールズ料理の数々を着席ビュッフェ形式でご堪能いただけます。またウェールズの伝統音楽や豪華賞品が当たるラッフルもございますので、どうぞお誘いあわせの上ご参加ください。

申込み締切:226日(金)

 

                         日にち: 201631日(火)

                         時 間: 18:30会場、19:00開宴

                         場 所: 日本外国特派員協会 http://www.fccj.or.jp/about/access.html

              100-0006

                                         東京都千代田区有楽町1-7-1有楽町電気ビル北館20

              料 金: 8,500円 (12歳以下のお子様は3,000円)

 

                        申込先: Email: japancds@gmail.com

 

 

Buffet Menu

 

彩りグリーンサラダ
Assorted Green Vegetables Salad
ウェルシュレアビット
Welsh Rarebit
にしんのマリネ マスタード風味
Marinade Herring Mustard Flavour
リーキとじゃがいものスープ
Leek and Potato Soup
スモークサーモントラウト
Smoked Salmon Trout
シェパーズパイ
Sharpers Pie
ウェルシュ ファゴット
グリーンピースソース
Welsh Faggots
フィッシュ&チップス
Fish & Chips
サーモンステーキ
こがしバターソース
Salmon Steak with
Butter Sauce
仔羊肉のロースト
Roast of Lamb
温野菜
Hot Vegetables
バターライス
Butter Rice
パン
Bread
ウェルシュケーキ
Welsh Cake
モンマスプディング
Monmouth Pudding
フルーツ盛り合わせ
Assorted Fruit Plate


Wine Tasting, Jan 28th 2016 (Tokyo)


Wine Tasting @ Berry Bros. & Rudd

-Britain's oldest wine and spirits merchant

 

    Old World vs. New World Wine Tasting 

 

 

The same variety of grape can yield very different types of wine, depending on where it is grown. At this tasting, as you taste your way through 10 wines, you will compare the same grape varieties side-by-side from old and new world and you'll rapidly become more familiar with different styles. Perhaps you will dispel a few myths and prejudices along the way!

There will also be some British finger food for you to enjoy, all prepared by the Swan & Lion, British Deli and Bakery.   

 

As places are limited, do confirm your interest as early as possible so as not to miss out.

 

Cut-off date: Monday 25th January

 

DateThursday 28th January ,2016

Time:  18:30 – 20:30

Place:  Imperial Dining Room @ Berry Bros. & Rudd

            14F METLIFE Kanda-Nishikicho building

            3-23 Kanda Nishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku

Price:  6,000

Capacity:  30 people

 

 

For Reservations please e-mail us:   japancds@gmail.com

 

 

 Directions:

 

Takebashi Station (Tokyo Metro Tozai Line) 3 minutes walk, form exit 3b

 

Otemachi Station (Tokyo Metro Tozai Mita Line) 6 minutes walk, from exit C2b 


Christmas Party, Dec 5th 2015 (Tokyo)


Join us for our annual Christmas party at Akasaka Hobgoblin.

 

Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbly on arrival, and savour a scrumptious Christmas buffet dinner in festive surroundings.

 

On hand for entertainment will be Welsh musician Paul Williams, to play some Christmas tunes, to liven up the party and help us get into the festive spirit.

 

There will also be a Christmas Raffle with lots of great prizes.

 

This promises to be a truly enjoyable evening, so why not bring your family and friends? We have the whole pub to ourselves, so the more the merrier.

Please confirm your interest as early as possible, and by no later than 27th November so we can confirm numbers for the booking.

                         (Please note that cancellation after this cut-off date may incur a cancellation fee.)

  • Date: Saturday, December 5th 2015
  • Time: 18:00 - 21:00
  • Place: Hobgoblin Akasaka, B1 Tamondo Building, 2-13-19 Akasaka, Minato-ku
  • Tel: 03-6229-2636
  • Ticket Price: 4,500 (2,000 for children under 12 years old)  We will collect money at the door. Exact amount would be appreciated.

To make a reservation, e-mail:  japancds@gmail.com

 

 

MENU:

  • Main: Roast turkey with all the trimmings (Vegetarian options available upon reservation.)
  • Dessert: Rich Christmas pudding
  • Drink: One welcome sparkling wine included. Other drinks are offered at Happy Hour prices for 3 hours.

DIRECTIONS

Come out Exit 2 from Akasaka Subway station. Turn right and walk to the Ikigiri Steak restaurant (right side) and Tsukiji Sushi (left side). Turn right down the small road here. Walk straight for about 30 seconds. After you pass Cafe de Crie, Hobgoblin is straight afterwards on the left hand side.



 

来る125日土曜日に、ホブゴブリン赤坂にてクリスマス・パーティーを開催いたします。当日は、クリスマスの装飾華やかな会場で、皆様をウェルカム・スパークリング・ワインでお迎えいたします。そしてビュッフェ形式で、伝統的なクリスマス・ディナーとクリスマス・プディングもお楽しみいただきます。またウェールズの才能豊かなミュージシャン、ポール・ウィリアムズ氏を迎えて、クリスマス・ソングを演奏し、クリスマスムード一色のパーティにしたいと思っております。今年も豪華賞品を揃えたラッフルをご用意しておりますので、ぜひ素敵な賞品をゲットしてください。

 

尚、会場は貸切ですので、何人でもご参加いただけます。どうぞご家族やお友達もお誘いあわせのうえご参加ください。

  • 日時          125日(土) 18:00- 21:00
  • 場所:           ホブゴブリン赤坂

                                   東京都港区赤坂2-13-19 多聞堂ビル B1F                                             

  • TEL :              03-6229-2636
  • Ticket         4,500   入口で会費をお支払ください。お釣りの無いようにご準備いただけると助かります。お釣りの無いよう にご準備いただけると助かります。(12歳以下のお子様は\2,000)
  • お申込み先: japancds@gmail.com

 

 

お申し込みは1127()までに、ご参加人数を明記の上ご返信ください。

(尚、申込み期限を過ぎたキャンセルはキャンセル料(全額)をお支払頂く場合があります。)

 

<当日のメニュー>

*メインディッシュ

ローストターキー、野菜、ローストポテトなど (ベジタリアンメニューもご用意可能です。)

*デザート

クリスマス・プディング

*飲み物

ウェルカム・ドリンク1杯付き

18:002100は ハッピー・アワー価格で各自購入 (ビール、カクテル、ワイン、ソフトドリンクなど)


Pride Movie Night, Oct 31st 2015 (Tokyo)


Join us to watch the Welsh movie "Pride".

Enjoy some snacks and drinks and have a good laugh.

 

Price: 1,000 yen

Time: From 17:00

Place: Seisen International School, Yoga, Tokyo

Directions: http://www.seisen.com/about-seisen/contact-us/index.aspx                                                                                          


Reservation: japancds@gmail.com   

Preview of the film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZfFvsKDuUU&feature=youtu.be


Introducing Conwy: Japan Association Travel Agent’s Expo, Sept 26th - 27th 2015


As you may have already heard, the north Wales town of Conwy has been named one of the most beautiful places in Europe and the most stunning tourist spot in the UK by the Team Europe Tourism Promotion Council. 

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/conwy-named-most-beautiful-place-9554102

 

We are delighted to inform you that Mr. Jim Jones, Head of Tourism/Community/Public Transportation of Conwy County Council will make a presentation introducing Conwy at the Japan Association Travel Agent’s Expo to be held at Tokyo Big Site. 

 

Seminar Schedule:   

 

  • Saturday 26 September:  14:20 – 15:05
  • Sunday 27 September:  15:15 – 16:00
  • Venue:  Tokyo Big Site  JATA Expo  East 4-5 Hall  N-16, at the Team Europe Seminar (Introduction Seminar)

 

JATA博(世界旅行博覧会)

http://t-expo.jp/en/

http://t-expo.jp/en/exhibit/program.html

 

If you are interested in joining the event, purchase your ticket using the above website link and send an email to Ms. Yoko Kobori/Senior Wales Affairs Officer, Welsh Gvernment on Yoko.Kobori@wales-uk.com to notify her you will be participating as a member from the St. David’s Society. 





拝啓、初秋の候ますますご清祥のこととお慶び申し上げます。

日頃は格別のご高配を賜りまことにありがとうございます。

 

JATA2015開催にあたりまして、英国ウェールズ政府はTeam Europeの「ヨーロッパの美しい村30選」に選ばれた北ウェールズのConwy(コンウィ)をご紹介するセミナーでプレゼンテーションを行います。

 

この機会に、ウェールズ・コンウィ行政区 コミュニティ・公共交通・観光局局長 Jim Jones(ジム・ジョーンズ)を迎えて、Conwyから運ばれてきた香りと風とともに新しくてきめ細やかな魅力をお伝えさせて頂きたいと思います。この機会にぜひ貴重な情報をご入手いただれば幸いです。

 

JATA博(世界旅行博覧会

http://t-expo.jp/biz/exhibit/seminarprogram.html

 

JATA 博

日程:月26日(土)&27日(日)一般ツーリスト公開日

 

1)925日(金)15時20分―16時05分 (業界日・逐次通訳付き)

2)926日(土)14時20分-15時05分

3)927日(日)15時15分-16時

 

場所:東京BIG SITE JATA博会場内 東4-5ホール「N-16

 

関連資料を添付いたしましたのでご参照ください。

 

時間の関係でQ&Aは難しいかと思われますのでご了承お願いします。

予約制ではなくお席は先着順で、入場チケットを購入・入場された方はご自由ですが、

セミナーへご来場いただける場合は事前に下記のメールアドレスまでご一報頂けると助かります。

Yoko.Kobori@wales-uk.com

 

 


Biannual Japan Society of Welsh Studies Meeting, July 4th 2015


Venue: Daito Bunka Kaikan (Room K-403)

         2 minute walk from Tobu Nerima Station, on the Tobu Line

Time: 13:00 - 17:00

Contact: Takeshi Koike (Chair of Society)

                bachgenjapaneg@gmail.com 

                080-5533-1726

Programme: (all in Japanese)

13:00  Open

 

13:30 - 14:15  Introducing Cynghanedd in the present day - A case study of "Clywed Cynghanedd (by Myrddin ap Dafydd) - (Takeshi Koike) 

 

14:15 - 15:00  "Innocence and Purity - Perceval the Welsh Knight in the Authorial Literature of the Middle Ages" (Shiharu Hasegawa)

 

15:00 - 15:20  Break

 

15:20 - 16:50  Lecture "The Welsh Language: Tackling the number of the speakers and the revitalisation" (Akiko        Matsuyama)

 

17:30 -  Drinks at the Dubliners in Ikebukuro


Welsh Cheese & Beer Tasting, May 29th 2015 


 

 

Cymdeithas Dewi Sant (CDS) with the Welsh Government (WG) office Japan will be hosting a "Welsh Cheese and Beer" tasting event on Friday, May 29th. This will be followed by cheese inspired canapés cooked by the British Embassy Chef and a buffet.


 

Please find the event details below:

 

Date: Friday, May 29th

Time: 18:00 - 20:00 

Place: The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, Yurakucho

           Yurakucho Denki North Building 20F

   Yurakucho 1-7-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0006

Access: http://www.fccj.or.jp/about/access.html

Price:  3,000 yen


Welsh Cooking Class, May 16th 2015 


 

 

 

       Welsh Cooking Class

 

                Date: Saturday, May 16th 2015

                Time: 13:00 - 15:00

                Place: Yotsuya-Sanchome

                         (directions to follow in an additional email)

                Participation Fee: 3,500

                                 To join the event email:  japancds@gmail.com

 


Hanami Picnic, Yoyogi Park, March 28th 2015



St. David's Day Lunch, March 1st 2015


Dear Cymdeithas Dewi Sant (St David’s Society) Members,


Please join us for a fun-filled lunch to celebrate St. David's Day, on Sunday March 1st at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Marunouchi.


We will have a scrumptious Welsh buffet menu created especially for us by the FCCJ’s chef with a complimentary drink. For entertainment, we will have Welsh music and a Welsh quiz, where you can dazzle us with your knowledge about Wales and Welsh customs. Winners can win wonderful prizes.


                 Date:     Sunday 1st March, 2015

                 Time:    12:00 - 15:00

                 Price:    Adult ¥8,000   Children¥3,000

                 Place:   The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

                       http://www.fccj.or.jp/about/access.html

                                 Yurakucho Denki North Building 20F

                                 Yurakucho 1-7-1, Chiyoda-ku,

                                 Tokyo, 100-0006


                       ***  Welsh Buffet Menu  ***

          シーズンサラダ / Seasonal Salad

          ウェルシュレアビット / Welsh Rarebit

          にしんのマリネ マスタード風味 /  Marinated Herring

          リーキと豆のフラン / Leek and Beans Flan

          スモークサーモントラウト / Smoked Salmon Trout

          チキンとリーキのポット / Chicken and Leek Pot

          シェパーズパイ / Shepherd's Pie

          フィッシュ&チップス /  Fish and Chips

          サーモンステーキ こがしバターソース / Salmon Steak with butter sauce

          仔羊肉のロースト / Roast Lamb

          温野菜(リーキ入り)/ Mixed Vegetable (including leek)

          バターライス / Butter Rice

          ウェルシュケーキ / Welsh Cakes

          モンマスプディング / Monmouth Pudding

          フルーツ盛り合わせ /  Assorted Fruit


We would love you to join us for this very special celebration, to celebrate the Patron Saint of Wales.


Please respond to japancds@gmail.com as soon as possible, or by 24th February at the very latest, so we can confirm numbers for the booking.

 

Cancellation after 24th February will require full payment.


Kind regards,  


Sian Iwata

Events Coordinator


Christmas Party, November 29th 2014


Christmas comes a little early for the Welsh Society this year. Join us for an evening of festive drinks and merry-fun.

 

       Date:    Saturday November 29th, 2014

       Time:    6 p.m. -

       Place:   Meguro Tavern

                    2F, Sunwood Meguro Bldg.,

                    1-3-28, Shimomeguro, Meguro Ku, Tokyo

                    Tel: 03- 3779-0280

                    www.themegurotavern.com

       Price:    ¥4,900

 

Includes traditional Christmas Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings, Christmas pudding and 1 drink. (Drinks: beer, wine, some cocktails and soft drinks)

 

Please bring a ¥1,000 gift to exchange. Also, there will be lots of great raffle prizes to be won.  

 

E-mail us at japancds@gmail.com  by Friday 21st November at the latest, so that we can confirm the number of people for the booking.  Please note: Cancellation after this date will be charged in full.

 

Looking forward to seeing you!

                                       Access to Meguro Tavern